Minneapolis Millers 1938 Vintage Ballcap
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- Made in the USA
- Genuine vintage navy wool broadcloth, vintage white wool felt "M" on front
- Soft visor with green satin under visor
- Vintage hair cloth backed buckram crown
- Satin taping with cotton sweatband
- Item #: MIN38C
League: American Association
History: A youngster named Ted Williams took Minneapolis by storm in 1938. Williams was a one-man wrecking crew, batting .366, bashing 43 home runs, and knocking in 114 RBIs, winning the AA’s Triple Crown. Not bad, considering he started the year having to borrow $200 to get to training camp in Florida. It was at Minneapolis that Williams had the good fortune to be coached by the great Rogers Hornsby. Hornsby and Williams are perhaps the two greatest pure hitters in baseball history. After his one season in Minneapolis, “The Kid” went on to future glory with the Red Sox.
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Looks great, fits great. Just an all around awesome hat with a cool vintage feel. Ordered it without knowing that it had a soft bill so I was quite surprised by that, but I ended up loving it and will probably get another hat from Ebbets with a soft bill.
Great fabric, nails the vintage aesthetic
The hat shipped super fast, which was cool. It's a lovely cap and I'm really liking the soft bill. The historical provenance with Ted Williams and Rogers Hornsby is probably my favorite part. Wearing this cap makes me feel like I could be a .358 career hitter.
Beautifully crafted. Love the attention to detail - particularly the soft visor. Always more and more impressed...